The HBC Back Page is a weekly column appearing on the back of the church bulletin each Sunday, often including church news, anecdotes, book reviews, or comments from Pastor.


Back Page: October 9, 2011

      Dale Oxley, faithful servant of Christ, was called home to glory on September 30; he was 85.  Dale and Betty went to Japan in 1952 and served as church planters for half a century.  They were supported by our church since the late 1950’s.  Liz and I attended the memorial service this past week in Hermitage, TN.  I was one of the speakers at the service and appreciated some time with Betty and the family.  Three men from Japan came to the memorial service.  It was a delight to talk with Pastor Inoue whom I had not seen in 20 years.  Send a card to Betty:  1505 Clover Ct, Hermitage, TN  37036.  Mention that you are from HBC.

Sermon Notes – These are available each Sunday and are on the Info Booth shortly after 9:30.  Many use these and find benefit in being able to follow the weekly sermon more closely.  Parents can likewise encourage their children to take notes on the message and fill in the various blanks.  Taking notes will help you to retain truth and will enable you to share it with others.

Thursday night volleyball for men will start this week at 7 PM. All are welcome for an hour of exercise and fellowship; just show up ready to play!

We are excited to be able to host a special concert featuring the quartet from Sacred Music Services.  Mark your calendar; this will be the first Saturday night in November at 6 PM. Invite a friend.

Men – pick up a brochure on the HBC Open and plan to invite a friend.  This has been a great day for golfers with prizes, a feast and a time of  spiritual challenge.

– Pastor

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